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Lavender

- Noun

An aromatic plant of the genus Lavandula (L. vera), common in the south of Europe. It yields and oil used in medicine and perfumery. The Spike lavender (L. Spica) yields a coarser oil (oil of spike), used in the arts.

- Noun

The pale, purplish color of lavender flowers, paler and more delicate than lilac.


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